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Waurn Ponds cement train

Since the 2000s the main cement traffic in Victoria is from the Blue Circle Southern works at Waurn Ponds, outside Geelong. The major destination of the traffic was Lyndhurst in the south-east, which last saw a train in 2009, and Mildura and Somerton which saw the cement traffic end in December 2015.

A78 leading through Newport

29 March 2006 13:34 PM
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A78 at Newport with a down Geelong cement train

29 March 2006 13:34 PM
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Only 4 loaded hoppers on the train today

7 February 2006 12:41 PM
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A79 with the up Waurn Ponds cement train outside South Geelong

7 February 2006 12:41 PM
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Now off to North Geelong Yard

9 January 2006 12:42 PM
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X37 departs South Geelong light engine

9 January 2006 12:42 PM
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No hurry this time, X37 stopped to hand over the master key

9 January 2006 12:38 PM
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Station staff ready to retrieve the master key from X37

9 January 2006 12:38 PM
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X37 arrives into South Geelong light engine from Waurn Ponds

9 January 2006 12:37 PM
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A class on the empty Lyndhurst cement at Flinders Street, bound for Geelong

9 November 2005 13:07 PM
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Down cement train accelerates away from the signal box at South Geelong

25 August 2005 16:38 PM
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Signal at proceed for X31, in the background a pass train is stabled in Siding B

25 August 2005 16:38 PM
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Master key dangles from the arm of the second person on X31

25 August 2005 16:37 PM
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Handing over the master key to the second person

25 August 2005 16:37 PM
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X31 approaching South Geelong on a down cement, station staff ready to hand over the master key

25 August 2005 16:36 PM
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